Teacher qualifications in public schools should require that
teachers have the degree in Educational Psychology or a recognized equivalent
Claim 1 ：Solid educational psychology
foundation may enhance the ability of faculty more effectively in guidance for
students in different areas.
Claim 2：Education psychology helps
teachers choose a more appropriate teaching strategy.
Claim 3：Educational psychology assists
the teacher in understand the individual differences of students and give each
student the same quality of teaching.
The assignment of 2500 words
will consist of a short conference article, written in academic format, based
upon the issue discussed by the student in the seminars and informed by a
The assignment should have
the overall look and feel of a short research paper and contain the following
Title, consisting of the position statement
Summary of the piece of writing in the form of an
abstract (100-150 word summary)
Introduction and context
Expansion of the discussion of each claim that provides
arguments and justifications
Summary of overall justification of the position
statement (how the evidence reviewed leads to this conclusion)
Feedback will be provided
along with the grade awarded and the marking criteria will be matched to the
learning outcomes for Assignment 2 listed below, that serve as the criteria
against which the assignment will be assessed.
Students should be able to:
express their position statement in writing
abstract, introduction and conclusion)
literature to provide a rationale for discussion
the issue, recognising key theoretical distinctions.
appropriate academic literature, referring to and employing evidence and
argument to support claims made.
an argument in support of the position statement by weighing evidence and
refuting counter arguments.
conclusion by synthesising earlier sections
assignment in the form of a short
conference paper employing correct referencing using the Harvard System
and acceptable use of language.
Assignments will be assessed using the University of
Glasgow’s Assessment Code, Schedule A which can be accessed, for information,
on Moodle. All assignments must be
submitted through the electronic submission system and instructions for
submission will be provided on Moodle prior to the submission date.
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